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God gives us his grace and expects us to share it with others. We are called to be agents of God’s grace in our world. Today we are looking at the practical implications of being a gracious person.
In Matthew 10:7, 8 Jesus gave His disciples a set of instructions to follow as He sent them out on a mission, “As you go, proclaim this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’ Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.”
With this statement, Jesus was saying: “You have already received wonderful blessings and benefits by my grace. Grace has been imparted to you. Make sure you go out and be a distributor of My grace to others. Let the grace I have given to you show and flow through you to others.”
This is the challenge and responsibility we all have as recipients of the grace of God. Grace-full people show grace in every aspect of their life.
How do we show God’s grace? Here’s an acrostic:
G = Give generously.
R = Release forgiveness freely.
A = Act benevolently. Show grace by the good things you do.
C = Communicate carefully.
E = Expand consistently. God’s grace makes us big people!
Show grace to others, just as you have received it from the Lord!